Ben Fischer, University of Alabama: “We scratch build all of it. Some of us design. Like, I like to design my own frames, so we design it out. Get it milled out of carbon fiber and put it all together with electronics.” Kelly Kennedy, Eyewitness News: “Right behind me is… Read more
The College of Engineering's seven academic departments offer students an outstanding faculty, accredited engineering and computer science programs, and some of the most advanced facilities in the nation.
Numerous research projects offer students opportunities to work with faculty in solving current societal problems and in developing technological resources for the future.
Joline Hartheimer is under no illusions about her “privileged” upbringing in Northern New Jersey. She says service has helped shape her personal and career goals. Read more
How can internal combustion engines be made more eco-friendly? Colby Bain of West Plains hopes to help researchers at the University of Alabama (UA) find an answer to that question this summer. Read more
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Members of The University of Alabama faculty will be honored for their research and creative contributions at the upcoming Faculty Research Day. Read more
With a grant from the federal Environmental Protection Agency, researchers from environmental engineering and geology will build a model to quantify the extent of untreated raw sewage discharges from homes throughout five counties in the Black Belt, an economically depressed region in the state. Read more
Not long ago, moving objects with your mind was the province of Jedi knights and boy wizards. But on April 6, competitors and spectators will descend on the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa for the Brain-Drone Race competition, in which competitors will race drones by moving them only with their… Read more
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From University of Alabama track star to assistant professor of an accredited civil, construction and environmental engineering program, Dr. Leigh Gilmore Terry has been part of the Alabama family since the beginning of her collegiate career. “I’m from Alabama, and it’s always a dream to work at the university in… Read more
“Giving back to the University is my way of saying thank you to those who went before me and to pay it forward to the next generation of Alabama engineering graduates.” This quote by University of Alabama College of Engineering graduate Kristin Marczak is now memorialized in the new student… Read more
The University of Alabama Astrobotics team and a group of engineering senior design students partnered with the RISE Center, a school for infants and preschoolers with and without special needs on UA’s campus, to provide the children with a sensory cube to assist with in-class therapy. Read more
Researchers at the University of Alabama are testing whether tall, wood-framed buildings built with a hybrid technique that combines conventional construction materials and a newer material called cross-laminated timbers can better withstand earthquakes. Read more